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conductor , educator

Polly Lou Sibert, American conductor, educator. Achievements include building two stringed instruments: a violin and a viola. Member of National Education Association, National School Orchestra Association, American String Teachers Association, Virginia Music Educators Association.

Background

Sibert, Polly Lou was born on September 22, 1962 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Earl Richard and Virginia Gray Sibert.

Education

Bachelor in Music Education, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1984. Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1996. Doctor in Music Education, Shenandoah Conservatory, Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia, 1999.

Career

Orchestra director Chesterfield County Schools, Virginia, 1985—1992, Charlottesville City Schools, since 1992. Self-employed violin maker, restorer, Chester, Virginia, 1989—1992, Charlottesville, since 1992. First violinist Lynchburg Symphony, Virginia, since 2002.

Expert panelist middle school music AECT Project Pennsylvania State University Education School, since 2002. Consultant music publication Frank J. Hackinson Music Company, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include building two stringed instruments: a violin and a viola.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Bowing editor (music) Nancy's Waltz, 1997, contributor author (book) Strategies for Teaching: Technology, 2001.

Religion

The Covenant is a big challenge to everybody. If God is committed to human race, anyone has to be prepared to accept that as reality and make a commitment in return.

Politics

When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

Views

The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Member of National Education Association, National School Orchestra Association, American String Teachers Association, Virginia Music Educators Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, antiques, crocheting.

Connections

father:
Earl Richard

mother:
Virginia Gray Sibert